David Puente – Keynote Speaker

World renowned Communications and Fortune 100 Executive coach, Emmy Award-winning anchor and producer

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Specialist Subjects

  • C-Suite Mentoring & Coaching
  • Moderating & Participating in Industry Panels
  • Engaging with the Media: How to Land that Soundbite
  • Media Relations
  • Presenting with Impact
  • Communication Best Practices
  • Executive Presence: How to Influence and Persuade
  • Message Development: Being Memorable, Not Messaged
  • Pitch Perfect: How to Say It Right the First Time, Every Time


  • English


David Puente is an Emmy-winning journalist who has anchored and produced hundreds of interviews at ABC News and CNN, and prepped renowned journalists such as Anderson Cooper and Barbara Walters for speaking engagements and their own primetime interviews. At Clarity, he has coached Fortune 100 CEO’s, start-up founders, venture capitalists, best-selling authors, Olympic athletes, Hollywood actors, and legendary fashion icons. After two decades in the communications business, he is an expert at teaching clients how to become more polished and memorable storytellers whether they’re speaking to the media or addressing a live audience.

His clients include American Express, L’Oréal, Tinder, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Elevance Health, Northwood Investors, Compass Real Estate, The Rockefeller Foundation, Kellogg’s, Warner Bros. Discovery, The Container Store, The Wall Street Journal, and many more.

David Puente has become a leading voice and expert on executive presence at the corporate level. He has coached veteran CEOs and CFOs for earnings calls and investor pitches, and he has trained business leaders from virtually every industry to master the executive presence formula. David helps his clients become more persuasive storytellers using language that is simple, concise, and jargon-free.

David is also an experienced talk radio commentator, public speaker, and moderator of events. He conducts trainings in English and Spanish, is fluent in French, and studies Arabic. In his spare time, David is a Board Member of Treatment Action Group, a research and policy think tank committed to racial, gender, and LGBTQ+ equity.

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